Category Archives: GandhiCon 3

Microsoft is scared of open source and fighting back

The begining of the end

So what do you have to say for yourself Microsoft? As Chairman, Bill Gates stayed pretty silent on the Android issue at the November 19, 2009 stockholders meeting. Steve Ballmer, the current CEO of Microsoft, decided to discuss the issue … Continue reading

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RIP Microsoft Office – October 3, 2009

Microsoft has been fighting free and open source software in court on a patent issues for quite some time. It is no secret that Microsoft had funded SCO’s lawsuits against many major players in the Linux market which Bill Gates … Continue reading

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Links from Nick

When Nick made the bet with me 2 months ago, he said that he hopes he loses. I am grateful to Nick because he held me accountable for the bold claims that started this blog. Indeed, Microsoft will lose majority … Continue reading

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its not about the money for me

Yahoo’s stock tanked yesterday which closed at 15.14 -2.08‎ (-12.08%‎).Today  there wasn’t a rebound closing at 14.60< -0.54‎ (-3.57%‎). Microsoft remained pretty much the same. Just in case you had not heard why, it is because yahoo has rented for 10 … Continue reading

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Microsoft’s other market shares

Shares of Microsoft closed today, July 27, 2009 at $23.11. I looked it up since other bloggers keep claiming that Microsoft is going to buy Yahoo. Now, before I say anything more, I do need to disclose that I am … Continue reading

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Admin: Welcome home

First of all, I have to say thank you to the readers who followed me over from my personal livejournal blog.  It will stay there if there is something in my personal life that I, Beth Lynn Eicher, wish to … Continue reading

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post 730: Ballmer: Linux More Dangerous than Apple

I say that we are in Gandhicon3 because Microsoft is targeting the Linux community. In the first years of Linux, it was easy to ignore since the user base was so small. Then free software was mocked with “just for … Continue reading

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post 2: Why I am doing this = GandhiCon3

When I first saw bug 1, “Microsoft has a majority market share” I felt disappointed in the Cannonical and Ubuntu for measuring itself in an adversarial manner instead of concentrating its efforts of making Ubuntu the best operating system ever. … Continue reading

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